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By Jim Chilton At my fifth and last child’s high school graduation, I settled into a seat next to a gentleman who was the father of another graduate. When the ceremony ended, most of the parents excitedly rushed forward to take photos of their sons and daughters. But this fellow just sat there in a classic [...]

 

Former Miss Deaf America Says Act Helped Tear Down Barriers The day the Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin delivered a speech from the Senate floor in a way most of his colleagues didn’t understand. Harkin, the bill’s sponsor, used sign language for the benefit of his brother who was [...]

 

At the rate it’s going, by the time you blink your eyes, the sun will set on summer and vacations will be out of the question for many. While time might be the negating factor that’s preventing a summer vacation, for others it’s money or a little bit of both. For those who want to [...]

 

Many retailers are celebrating Christmas in July this month with savings on various goods, but one retailer in particular is taking this sales strategy a step further. Amazon recently announced the first annual “Prime Day” to be held on Wednesday, July 15, promising deals bigger than Black Friday. The hype leading up to the shopping [...]

 

Right now – someplace, somewhere, women owned businesses are popping up in the nation, creating jobs not only for those women but for millions of other Americans, too. A trend experts say is necessary to boost a wobbly economy. Up until the 1970’s a woman’s place was largely thought to be in the home rearing [...]